Phishing Alert: [Info] Message To All umich Staff #44963863449 9/15/2021

Some U-M community members reported receiving this email. It is fraudulent or malicious. Do not respond, click any link in it, or provide personal information or money. See Phishing & Scams for more tips. If you need help, contact the ITS Service Center.

Date Sent: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Phishing Email Summary

This phishing email seeks to trick people into following a link to a fake U-M Office 365 page. The email and the page have fake or stolen U-M branding on them to try to look more convincing. The email tries to further convince people to follow the links by claiming to have information about changes in operations due to COVID-19.

Always check the URL before logging in. While images and branding can be faked or stolen, a check of the sites URL will tell you quickly that the site is a fake. The real U-M weblogin site is . If you have already authenticated, going to weblogin should redirect you to Wolverine Access.

For more information on protecting yourself from similar scams and phishing, see: Coronavirus / COVID-19 Scams.

Phishing Email Text

umich has been closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), including all updates provided by the Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, and local health officials. In an effort to keep all team members safe and informed, as well as our business protected, included here are the precautions that have been put in place. The attachments include COVID-19 factsheet,  along with a more specific implementation letter, addressing the steps umich is taking to address this evolving situation.

In summary, we are taking the following precautionary measures to support health and safety, as well as to ensure the least disruption to business operations kindly view below (COVID-19) Newsletter for all employees and stay updated.

 Please read the letter in its entirety as it also addresses important changes to business operations. 


Phishing Email or Site Screenshot: 
Image of the fake login site linked in the phishing email. Always check the URL of a site before logging with your U-M credentials.